News archive from 10 June 2014

Cabrera (hamstring) stays in Tigers' lineup

Cabrera (hamstring) stays in Tigers' lineup

CHICAGO -- Detroit star Miguel Cabrera is serving as the designated hitter for the Tigers' game at the Chicago White Sox a day after he left a loss to Boston with left hamstring tightness. Manager Brad Ausmus says the first baseman is feeling a lot...

 

PGA TOUR: Pinehurst anything but 'pristine' for this US Open

PINEHURST, N.C. - Pinehurst No. 2 is anything but perfect for the U.S. Open, at least in the traditional sense of major championships in America. USGA executive director Mike Davis could not be any more thrilled. "It's awesome," Davis said...

 

Razorback Echavarria wins 2014 Mexican Amateur

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- University of Arkansas golfer Nicolas Echavarria has won the 2014 Mexican Amateur. Echavarria shot four straight rounds under par to finish the 72-hole at 16-under par in the event at Yucatan Country Club in Mexico. Echavarria...

 

Rockies put OF Cuddyer, RHP Butler on 15-day DL

DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies have put outfielder Michael Cuddyer and right-hander Eddie Butler on the 15-day disabled list and selected the contract of right-hander Christian Bergman. Bergman is scheduled to start Monday night's game against Atlanta...

 

PREP ROUNDUP: Jones, Mattox pace Black and Gold to 3rd-place finish at state fishing tournament

CULLMAN - The Cullman High fishing team made waves during Sunday's Bass Federation state tournament on Wheeler Lake, notching third place in a field of 20 squads. Mason Jones and Lee Mattox hauled in a total fish weight of 16 pounds, 4 ounces - almost...

 

Okla. State's Miller awarded regional track honor

STILLWATER, Okla. -- Oklahoma State's Nick Miller has been named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Midwest Region Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year. Miller is the third Cowboy to win a USTFCCCA Regional Track & Field...

 

Pisani named assistant Arkansas gymnastics coach

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Former University of Arkansas gymnast Jaime Pisani has been named assistant coach Head coach Mark Cook announced the hiring Monday. Pisani was a 13-time All-American gymnast at UA and was previously the director of gymnastics...

 

Tulane taps Sam Houston's Pierce as new coach

NEW ORLEANS -- Tulane has named Sam Houston State head coach David Pierce as head coach of its baseball team. Athletic Director Rick Dickson announced Pierce's hiring Sunday. Pierce replaces Rick Jones, who retired in May after 21 years with the...

 

Arkansas lawsuit against ExxonMobil to proceed

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A lawsuit filed by federal and state officials will go forward against ExxonMobil over a crude oil spill that forced the evacuation of 22 homes in Mayflower, a U.S. district judge ruled Monday. U.S. Attorney Christopher Thyer and...

 
Red Ventures opens Silicon Valley-inspired building with bowling alley, yoga studio

Red Ventures opens Silicon Valley-inspired building with bowling alley, yoga studio

FORT MILL Red Ventures, the Fort Mill-based marketing firm, on Monday showed off its latest addition: a 180,000-square-foot building complete with a bowling alley, beer garden, spin and yoga studios and a coffee bar. Red Ventures Co-Founder and CEO...

 

Hundreds rally at Moral Monday for better treatment of N.C. public schools

RALEIGH Hundreds of educators and advocates rallied Monday for better treatment of public education and against teacher raise plans that the state's NAACP president called a Trojan horse. “Teachers know when their children are playing...

 

Reports: Derek Fisher agrees to coach the Knicks

NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks have scheduled a news conference for Tuesday morning, amid reports that Derek Fisher has agreed to become the team's new coach. The Knicks did not confirm the reports, other than saying they were planning a "major...

 

Panthers' Jansen earns respect for ‘specialists everywhere'

The long snapper position isn't one that lends itself to a lot of statistics. There's the subjective “perfect snaps” number, but other than special teams tackles, a long snapper like Carolina Panthers' J.J. Jansen won't see his...

 

5 things to know about the Nevada primary

CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Nevada voters have one final chance, after two weeks of early voting, to narrow the field ahead of November's general election. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Nevada's closed primary system means only...

 

Rangers prospect Joey Gallo: 'I didn't ever really think I'd be 20 years old and in Double-A'

Joey Gallo, fresh off his promotion to Double-A, talks about improvements he made this off-season.

Dallas News, 19:29 in Sport
 

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